Cherry Brook Garden Club

Helpful links


There are lots of sites on the web that can help gardeners answer questions, solve problems or just mosey around among plants.  We're listing a bunch here and expect to add to the list periodically!

http://www.ladybug.uconn.edu/
 (UConn Home and Garden Center website)
http://www.ctgardenclubs.org/ (CT Federated Garden Clubs website)
http://www.cthort.org/ (website of CT Horticultural Society)
http://www.ahs.org (website of American Horticultural Society)
http://www.arborday.org/ (website of Arbor Day Foundation - helpful area for selecting appropriate trees)
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/ (UConn site addressing invasive plants)
http://www.ctmga.org/ (CT Master Gardener Assoc. site)
http://www.ipm.uconn.edu/ (UConn site addressing integrated pest management)
http://www.arboretum.conncoll.edu (Connecticut College Arboretum)
http://www.ctflowershow.com (CT Flower Show site)
http://www.ctrose.org (Connecticut Rose Society)
http://www.gardenweb.com (Garden web)
http://www.ct.gov/caes/ (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/garden/
http://www.hort.uconn.edu/cipwg/pdfs/CTNativeShrubList_Lubell.pdf
http://www.ct.gov.dep/lib/dep/wildlife/pdf_files/habitat/ntvtree.pdf
http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2702&q=323482&depNav_GIC-1628  Threatened and special concern plants of CT
http://www.wildflower.org/collections/collection.php?collection=CT (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center CT recommended plants
http://www.plantnative.org/rpl-nes.htm
http://www.newfs.org  New England Wildflower Society
http://www.ct-botanical-society.org
http://www.gardenconservancy.org
http://www.connsoil.com  Center for Sustainable living
http://www.berkshirebotanical.org
http://www.conngardener.com website of Connecticut Gardener magazine
http://www.whiteflowerfarm.com
http://www.nybg.org  NY Botanical Garden site
http://www.obrienhosta.com  O'Brien's nursery
http://www.elizabethpark.org
http://www.newcanaannature.org
http://www.movoto.com/buyers-tips/home-garden
Recycling basics:  www2.epa.gov/recycle/recycling-basics
Home Energy:  www.improvenet.com/g/home-energy
Reduce waste and save money at home:  www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Reduce-Waste-and-Save-Money-at-Home.17328.html
http://www.gardenclub.org/ website of National Garden Clubs
www.natureserve.org


The following were suggested by a reader:
Simple Ways to Protect Our Earth: Kids’ Edition
http://www.pbs.org/parents/special/earthday.html

Energy Conservation for Kids
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Home-Energy-Conservation-for-Kids.17356.html

Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home
http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-savers-guide-tips-saving-money-and-energy-home

Kids Guide to Home Energy Saving
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/energy-saving-for-kids.php

Protecting & Restoring Forests
http://www.americanforests.org/

A Guide to Becoming A Tree Hugger
http://www.treeremoval.com/a-guide-to-becoming-a-tree-hugger/

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
https://www.carbonfund.org/

Guide to Composting at Home
http://www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-composting-at-home

Electricity & Its Impacts
http://www.epri.com/Our-Work/Pages/Electricity-and-Its-Impacts.aspx

Going Green: Eco-Friendly Property Upgrades
https://www.kanetix.ca/eco-friendly-property-upgrades

Green Schools Leadership Center
http://edu.earthday.org

Home Energy Efficiency:
 http://www.greendealcentral.com/news/energy-saving-tips-for-your-home/

How smoking can adversely impact the environment and your plants:
https://quitday.org/support/environmental-responsibility/
http://quitsmokingcommunity.org/
Getting kids involved in the garden:
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/gardening-at-home-with-kids

Environmentally safe cleaning
http://www.bbcleaningservice.com/get-clean-go-green.html

http://www.helpfulgardener.com/forum

http://www.audubon.org/native-plants

https://www.critterfence.com/invisible-deer-fence

Getting Started with Green Living
Shopping Green for Your Pet
Guide to Green Parenting
Finding and Organizing Green Storage
Guide to Green Modifications for the Home

https://www.saveonenergy.com/green-energy/earth-day-fun/

https://dealhack.com/energy-efficiency-guide-save-money-home

http://www.protectamerica.com/plants-that-protect?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email

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